SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS
Employees who preform safety sensitive positions in the transportation industry are required to provide a safe work environment for their co-workers and the rest of the community who travel in various ways throughout the country. In order to provide the a safe work environment The U.S Department of Transportation (DOT) has established regulations including alcohol and drug misuse. According to DOT, employees are subject to drug and alcohol use and testing regulations.
The individual who is responsible in administering this process is a Substance Abuse Professional. The Department of Transportation requires specific credentials, to complete comprehensive SAP training and to satisfactorily complete a SAP exam.